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Lonicera interrupta

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Species Name: Lonicera interrupta
Common Name: Chaparral Honeysuckle

Twining shrub with yellow honeysuckle flowers that attract hummingbirds. Good with full or partial sun, as well as dry shady areas. Important wildlife plant, especially for birds.

Plant Family: Caprifoliaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 5' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Climbing shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 4200'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?:
Distribution: Northwest, western Cascade Range, Sierra Nevada, Central West, South West
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes, ridges, mixed forest; 1500-4200'

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